News for Wednesday, August 27, 2014

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Herald giving away NASCAR tickets

The Henry Daily Herald and Clayton News Daily are offering readers a chance to see auto racing's brightest stars at Atlanta Motor Speedway this weekend.

It's official — Atlanta Motor Speedway loses Labor Day race

Atlanta Motor Speedway will not play host to a NASCAR race on Labor Day weekend next year.

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Henry County sheriff’s most wanted fugitives for the week of Aug. 25, 2014

Henry County sheriff’s most wanted fugitives for the week of Aug. 25, 2014

McGarity selected as finance chairman for state YMCA

McDONOUGH — Lindsey McGarity has been selected to serve as the 2014 Chairman of the Henry County Finance Drive for the State YMCA of Georgia.

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WWII vet honored as ‘Hometown Hero’

Bob Graham celebrated at restaurant grand reopening.

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Officers honored for saving man’s life

It’s the kind of outcome emergency personnel pray for but don’t always get.

Academy addition completion still uncertain

School officials are not certain when construction will be completed on the Academy for Advanced Studies addition in McDonough.

Dutchtown High Air Force JROTC unit enrollment up

The leadership announcements made at the Dutchtown High’s Air Force JROTC Commissioning Ceremony are the results of decisions that took more than a year to finally make, and they follow announcements of unparalleled historical accomplishments and incomparable challenges for the 2014-15 cadet leadership team.

Gordon State to offer bachelor’s degree in management, administration

Gordon State College recently announced a new four-year degree program in management and administration.

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Henry Daily Herald commemorates 150th anniversary of local Civil War history

Battle of Jonesborough, March To The Sea, ‘Gone With The Wind’ and Stately Oaks history remembered

Check out Wednesday’s Henry Daily Herald for a special section commemorating the 150th anniversary of local Civil War history.

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Margaret Mitchell’s masterpiece still a moneymaker for Clayton County

In Clayton County, tomorrow isn’t just another day, it’s another day to benefit from being the fictional home of Scarlett O’Hara.

Mr.. Jack Swanson

Mr. Jack F. Swanson, age 85, of Stockbridge, Georgia.

Archie Raymer

Archie Raymer age 75 of Jackson passed away August 24, 2014 at his residence.

Mr. Malcolm Charles Goss Sr..

Mr. Malcolm Charles Goss, Sr., age 75 of Hampton, Georgia passed away August 22, 2014.

Walter Buffalo

Walter Allen Buffalo, age 62, passed away in Griffin, Georgia, on Sunday, August 24, 2014.